The BJP won all 31 district panchayats, 70 out of 81 municipalities and was far ahead of principal rival Congress in 231 taluka panchayats as counting for the second phase of nearby entire body polls in Gujarat was underway on Tuesday. The success follows the BJP’s cleanse sweep in elections for 6 municipal businesses in the 1st phase very last month. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted saying, “Effects of the Nagar Palika, Taluka Panchayat and District Panchayat polls throughout Gujarat give a crystal distinct concept- Gujarat is firmly with the BJP’s agenda of advancement and very good governance. I bow to the individuals of Gujarat for the unwavering faith and passion in the direction of BJP”.

Senior Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi on Tuesday asserted that her celebration, if voted to energy in Assam, will provide a new legislation to “nullify” the Citizenship Modification Act (CAA) in the state.

Meanwhile, India’s trade deficit in items widened to $twelve.88 billion in February from $10.16 billion for the duration of the exact time period a calendar year previously, preliminary data launched by the government on Tuesday confirmed.

Before in the day, the Election Fee currently issued the notification for the 1st phase of the elections in 47 Assembly constituencies of Assam, officers explained. Elections for the 126-member Assam Assembly will be held in a few phases as for every Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora. The counting for all phases will acquire location on May possibly two.

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